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The Olive Tree

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$$ - $$$
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137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
+1 902-539-1553
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We drove here after arriving in Sydney and were pleasantly surprised by the large menu and variety of dishes offered. The pasta dishes are especially tasty and the portion sizes are very large. Great dining experience!

Thank flyboysmom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We visited on a busy Friday night and were seated right away. All of the menu items were so unique and looked so fabulous we were having a hard time deciding what to order so Paul, our waiter, gladly made some suggestions! We definately were not disappointed!! Awesome staff, great ambience, delicious food.

Thank LaurieL222
Sydney, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Quick supper visit. Meals was excellent. Price was fair Service was good. Variety was good. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Tracey A
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Food is always great tasty fresh and hot,serving size always more then plenty.staff friendly and efficient.love eating here.if you haven't been should give it a try.yummy.

Thank Debbie C
Rideau Lakes, Ontario
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This great little restaurant was a pleasant surprise, as we were just curb-cruising, looking for a likely lunch spot. What a treat! The decor is great, the service excellent, and the menu to match. We had lunch fare, mostly wraps with side salads, and all three of us were pleased. Put it on your list, and don't allow the location... More 

Thank DellTaDon
Puyallup, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Probably the most authentic Mediterranean cuisine we've had in a long time. Lunch was excellent. We had the muhumarrah dip and falafel. The service was also very nice.

Thank Nancybell580
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The menu items are tasty and surprising. I had a paella, which was not very traditional (in fact including pineapple!), but had great flavor. My husband had the basil pesto chicken quesadilla which we thought was brilliant!

Thank Allison B
Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here. Decor is quirky and funky, food choices for all tastes and challenges, staff lovely and friendly and good value for money. It was a very pleasurable and relaxing evening all around.

Thank Mallygal
Sydney, Canada
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The food at this restaurant is always beyond expectation as everything is unbelievably good! The portions are so large that it was difficult to finish my main: chicken cesar salad. My sister ordered the donair and had the same problem lol! We are so lucky to have this dining option in a small city and the prices are very reasonable.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The food is good just not what I was expecting like a creme sauce is still tomato. But still very good. The restaurant has poor parking and is off the beaten path a bit

1 Thank Chelssie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mediterranean, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Victoria Rd, Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 2V5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +1 902-539-1553
The Olive Tree - mediterranean style restaurant with pasta, entrees, sandwiches, salads, desserts, some diner fare.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?